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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry



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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 14 (1994), No. 2     1. Mar. 1994
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 14 (1994), No. 2  (01.03.1994)

Page 127-138

Connective tissue graft technique assuring wide root coverage
Gingival recession related to periodontal disease or developmental problems can result in root sensitivity, root caries, and esthetically unacceptable root exposures. Consequently, root restorations are performed that often complicate, rather than resolve, the problems created by exposed roots. This article presents a predictable procedure for root coverage on areas of wide denudation in the maxilla and the mandible.